Salted Egg Fried Rice

Salted Egg Fried Rice is a well-liked and sought-after Zi Char dish that has captured the hearts of many food enthusiasts. This indulgent fried rice is elevated by the rich and creamy flavors of salted egg yolk, giving it a unique and addictive taste. The dish features a medley of aromatic fried rice combined with small chunks of golden, salted egg yolk, creating a delightful combination of textures and tastes. The creamy and savory notes of the salted egg yolk beautifully coat the rice, making every bite a comforting and satisfying experience. With its indulgent yet comforting appeal, Salted Egg Fried Rice has become a favorite choice among diners seeking a delectable and unforgettable addition to their Zi Char dining experience.

Why Do People Love Salted Egg Fried Rice:

The irresistible charm of Salted Egg Fried Rice lies in its perfect blend of textures and flavours. With each bite, you experience a delightful interplay between the velvety richness of salted eggs and the savoury goodness of perfectly fried rice. The unique taste of salted eggs adds a creamy, slightly briny element that elevates humble fried rice to new heights.

Furthermore, the popularity of Salted Egg Fried Rice can be attributed to its simplicity and versatility. The dish can be easily customised to suit individual preferences by incorporating additional ingredients such as succulent prawns, tender chicken, or vibrant vegetables.

Making Salted Egg Fried Rice Yourself

making Salted Egg Fried Rice yourself

If you’re making this dish yourself, here’s a recipe that you can try out.


  • 3 cups cooked rice (preferably cooled overnight)
  • 3 salted eggs, yolks separated from whites
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, and corn)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • Spring onions, chopped for garnish

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

How To Cook Salted Egg Fried Rice

Step 1

In a small bowl, mash the salted egg yolks until smooth. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and chopped onion. Sauté until fragrant and lightly golden.

Step 3

Increase the heat to high and add the mixed vegetables to the pan. Stir-fry for a few minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.

Step 4

Push the vegetables to one side of the pan and add the salted egg yolks. Stir-fry the yolks until they start to bubble and become aromatic.

Step 5

Add the cooked rice to the pan, breaking up any clumps with a spatula. Mix the rice thoroughly with the salted egg yolks and vegetables.

Step 6

Drizzle the light soy sauce over the rice and continue to stir-fry for a few more minutes, ensuring that the sauce is evenly distributed.

Step 7

Season with white pepper and give it a final stir. Garnish with chopped spring onions.

Step 8

Transfer the Salted Egg Fried Rice to a serving dish and serve hot.

Serving Salted Egg Fried Rice With Other Dishes

Salted Egg Fried Rice pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes. For a complete meal, you can serve it alongside succulent Sweet and Sour Chicken, crispy Salt and Pepper Squid, or tangy Mango Salad. The creamy and savoury notes of the Salted Egg Fried Rice complement these dishes, creating a harmonious blend of flavours on your plate.

Nutritional/Health Benefits

  1. Protein: The dish usually includes eggs and sometimes additional proteins like chicken or shrimp, providing essential amino acids for various bodily functions and muscle repair.
  2. Vitamins and Minerals: Eggs are rich in vitamins B12 and D, as well as minerals like selenium, contributing to bone health and overall well-being.
  3. Healthy Fats: Salted egg yolks contain healthy fats, including monounsaturated fats, which support heart health and nutrient absorption.
  4. Antioxidants: Eggs contain antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, which promote eye health and protect against oxidative damage.
  5. Carbohydrates: Fried rice provides a source of carbohydrates, offering energy for daily activities and bodily functions.
  6. Fiber: Depending on the ingredients used, the dish may include vegetables or whole grains, providing dietary fiber for healthy digestion.
  7. B Vitamins: Salted Egg Fried Rice typically contains B vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin, essential for energy production and metabolism.
  8. Iron and Calcium: Depending on the ingredients, the dish can provide iron from eggs and calcium from dairy products or vegetables, supporting blood health and bone strength.
  9. Savory Flavor: The dish’s unique savory and creamy taste from the salted egg yolks adds to its enjoyment, making it a comforting and satisfying meal option.


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The above recipe is just one of the many ways to making this dish. 

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Whether you’re in the mood for this, or wish to explore other dishes, our extensive zi char menu promises to delight at every turn. At Lao Li Da Pai Dang, the warm and inviting ambience, coupled with attentive service, creates a family-friendly and inclusive atmosphere that only adds to the enjoyment whenever you visit and dine with us. 

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